Dear patients, families, MDs and fellow RNs - page 2

Dear patients: * When I'm leaving your room, I'm actually asking if there's anything else I can get you. Please don't want 2 minutes after I walk out your door and ring again. And again. And again.... Read More

  1. Visit  Poochiewoochie profile page
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    Quote from wyogypsy
    I have had many patients that get up themselves because they don't want to 'bother' us; lol or as some of the elderly ones have said, 'wake us up'. I try and tactfully explain to them that it is our job to help them, we want to help them, and that not only are they much safer if we do help them;

    Well, after reading the OP comments one has to wonder if you aren't bothering your nurse while hospitalized. I can understand the comments towards the families and doctors but patients aren't in the hospital because they want to be.
    jadelpn likes this.
  2. Visit  Aurora77 profile page
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    Quote from Poochiewoochie

    Well, after reading the OP comments one has to wonder if you aren't bothering your nurse while hospitalized. I can understand the comments towards the families and doctors but patients aren't in the hospital because they want to be.
    So venting isn't allowed? Nurses are only human and can have a bad day. No, most patients aren't in the hospital by choice. Doesn't mean they can't work your last nerve.


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